Dan Pearce Author of &quote;Dan Pearce Was Here"

Important note: In September 2019, I officially retired the "Single Dad Laughing" blog and name. I am now blogging at my new Dan Pearce Was Here blog.

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Silliness

The 40 Nerdiest Jokes Only Nerds Will Get

Over on Facebook, I simply posted, "tell me the nerdiest joke you know." I had a feeling you might deliver, and I was right. Thank you for speaking my nerd language. These are 40 of my favorites...

Junior Bleeping High?!

Today some absolute life BLEEP went down in the form of... junior high.

Anyone Who Calls Me “Bud” Can’t Be Trusted

salesperson who calls me bud can't be trusted
I went car shopping and listened to a 23-year-old salesperson call me "Bud" again and again until I had finally had enough...

My Trick to Stop Any Shit Talker Dead In His Verbal Tracks

Whether someone is talking shit to be funny or to try and hurt me, I have a little trick that works every single time to shut them up and stop them dead in their tracks...

I May Just Be the Great Dane of Humans

I am the Great Dane of Humans
What I'm writing today turned out to be a little morbid and twisted, kind of like the image I used for it, but hey. It's how I feel when I compare myself to dog breeds.

How Much Wood Could Chucky & Woody the Woodchucks Chuck?

Woody and Chucky the Woodchucks
Whew. It took me three full days to write and memorize this whole thing, and then only about 80 or so takes to get it (close to) flawless. So now the questions is... Can you keep up?

So… Apparently, I Painted This in My Sleep

I slept so long, but woke up so tired. And then I found *this* in my phone. Apparently I painted it in my sleep? Ambien strikes again!

Now I’m Just Upsetflixed…

feeling upsetflixed
I've decided there is a very strange (and troubling) phenomenon that is unique to the Netflix experience.

What I LOVE About Running at Near-Zero Temperatures

dan pearce running winter
I loathe running with all my desperately pumping heart, but decided now was the time to learn to love it: dead of winter, 2017. And this is what I ended up loving about it.

For My Friends Who Have Seen ENOUGH April Fools Jokes Today

SO many April Fools Day jokes, and photos, and posts going around on Facebook today. I'm going to officially move on by them and share something truly awesome...

An Entire Year… And Not Even Once.

Today marks a big one year milestone for me, and as impossible as it seems, something that should have happened often hasn't happened even once...

Reduced to Nothing But a Common Joker: Time to Humble My Kid

The unthinkable has happened between my son and me, and I was reduced to practically nothing in the process. Time for Dad to be Dad and teach him some things...

The Picture They Didn’t Think I’d Have the Guts to Share

When a friend finds something special on my phone and thinks I don't have the guts to share it with the public... well... You know I'm gonna.

To Go with Yesterday’s Creepy Post

I have been sent this by multiple people. It's a Facebook ad that's been making the rounds, featuring an illustration of a father/son who look way too familiar.

I gotta say, you never looked so sexy.

It's a brand new year, and that means new weirdness from yours truly. Starting with this...

24 NEW Elf On The Shelf Ideas You Haven’t Seen on Pinterest!

I gotta say... My brother is the MASTER of new and original Elf on the Shelf ideas, and this year he has agreed to share his new creations with you again!

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Humaning is Hard Sometimes

Last night, in the abyss of craziness that my mind was, I shared what I was feeling in the aftermath of my breakup... Today... I don't know...

Scrooge You!

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Remember. We're all fighting our own great battles. These are the secrets you've never told anyone. And what everyone else believes is the truth. All new.

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